This grim vision is put on Barack Obama by the most insipidly cynical.
It wandered along so sweetly and mildly, not to say insipidly, that of course it was popular with Victorian England.
With the exception of the insipidly fair countenance of the Duke, the painting is nearly all blue.
It is time we stopped calling this insipidly negative attitude by the once mighty name of virtue.
In whatever way pears are cooked, they should always be flavoured with lemon; otherwise they will be insipidly sweet.
The woman whose adventure I am about to relate, was a little person from the provinces, who had been insipidly chaste till then.
In the present day we insipidly play at cards, and we have lost by being undeceived.
At the counter she found a friend, bent on the same errand, and conversed with her insipidly, wasting much time.
1610s, "without taste or perceptible flavor," from French insipide (16c.), from Late Latin inspidus "tasteless," from Latin in- "not" (see in- (1)) + sapidus "tasty," from sapere "have a taste" (also "be wise;" see sapient). Figurative meaning "uninteresting, dull" first recorded 1640s, but it was also a secondary sense in Medieval Latin.
In ye coach ... went Mrs. Barlow, the King's mistress and mother to ye Duke of Monmouth, a browne, beautifull, bold, but insipid creature. [John Evelyn, diary, Aug. 18, 1649]Related: Insipidly.